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[aprssig] Australian 7 character Foundation callsigns

Rob VK6UFO at multiline.com.au
Sat Sep 3 04:53:56 UTC 2011

On 03/09/11 12:37, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
> Greetings to the collective APRS mind,
> I know this was discussed at some point in the past, but I cannot 
> locate the discussion nor the resolution in my e-mail archives, so 
> here goes again.
> I've got a new APRS user from Australia whose callsign is VK4FSRD (you 
> can find him at qrz.com).  My memory told me that the 7 character 
> callsigns were for special stations, but when I asked him about this, 
> he said "It is a foundation license in Australia".
> My question is probably obvious by now, what callsign should I suggest 
> that he use for his station (given the AX.25 6 character

Lynn, Aussie Foundation calls aren't permitted to use packet on air so 
it shouldn't be a problem.


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